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Carlos Betancourt

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting at age 15 at the Vencedores de Cojedes sport centre in Cojedes, Venezuela.
Name of coach
Yvan Sequera [national]; Jorge Veliz [national]

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Venezuela

General interest

Hobbies
Music. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for the 2019 Parapan American Games. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coaches Yvan Sequera and Jorge Veliz. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Impairment
He was born with achondroplasia and is a person of short stature. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)